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Education Inequality and Opportunity
Mark D. Hayward, Director 305 E. 23rd Street, Stop G1800 78712-1699 • 512-471-5514

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About the PRC

The Population Research Center is an interdisciplinary research unit of the University of Texas at Austin that provides support for population-related research projects at UT. Faculty researchers come from departments all across campus. Our researchers' projects focus primarily on health disparities, parenting, partnering and human development, educational inequality and opportunity, and socioeconomic inequality and work.

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Many of the PRC Brown Bag Seminar presentations from Spring 2010 onward are available for viewing.  Watch Brown Bag Presentations.

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News

David Yeager awarded grant to promote mindsets about the purpose of schoolwork and assessing academic perserverance

A study to measure academic perserverance and develop student-targeted intervention and teacher practices

David Yeager recieves funding to study sociological and contextual persepectives on psychological interventions

A study designed to help practitioners understand the boundary conditions for using psychological interventions and how psychology and social processes combine to influence adolescent development

David Yeager awarded grant for the national study of the growth mindset and math teacher survey

This study will conduct a large scale, randomized experiment with a stratified, national probability sample of 9th grade in 2015-16 school year

Cynthia Osborne awarded grant to measure the effectiveness of formal mediation in child protection cases

A project aimed at determining whether the use of mediation is a cost-effective strategy that also leads to better outcomes for the children

David Pedulla recieves grant to study the organizational context of employment scarring

This project seeks to make inroads into the gap in the literature by merging company-level data with evidence from an original experimental audit study of job openings

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Events

Fri • Mar 6

Brown Bag - Tetyana Pudrovska

CLA 1.302E
12:00 PM

Fri • Mar 27

Brown Bag - Linda Burton

CLA 1.302E
12:00 PM

Fri • Apr 3

Brown Bag - Juan Battle

CLA 1.302E
12:00 PM

Fri • Apr 10

Brown Bag - Tom Hess

CLA 1.302E
12:00 PM

Fri • Apr 17

Brown Bag - Mary Waters

CLA 1.302E
12:00 PM
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